Paula Wilson with the city of Quanah, says there is a boil order in place till further notice. She says the plan is to have water back on and running by midnight.
At the supermarket in Quanah, shoppers were picking up items for dinner, but the main purchase was water.
"I actually just got back in to town and when I got back in to town I found nothing worked," said Trae Hendrix, Quanah Resident.
To fill the high demand for water Wednesday night, United Supermarket trucked water in from surrounding areas, even reaching out as far as Lubbock to re-stock the water supply.
"I just went to the store and got, was going to get jugs, but they were already out," said Hendrix.
; A few restaurants were able to remain open, like the K &R Kitchen thanks to their owner.
& "I live out in the country, my rural water is still going, and I just filled up a bunch of water jugs and stuff and brought them up here. We don't have a machine to wash our dishes we do it all by hand in our sinks, "said K & R Kitchen owner Ricky Pruitt.
Pruitt purchased bottled water for his customers, so business could continue as usual. Besides the need for water for eating and drinking, no water, meant no flushing any toilets.
"We hauled water to be able to flush the toilets at the schools, and we just survived the day," said Principal Ryan Turner.
Principal Turner say plans were on tap in case the tap's aren't flowing Thursday.
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